Petite, Medium and Big sized women all know that one of the most important items a woman can buy is her bra. However, for plus size women it is a big challenge to shop for plus size bras.
Many plus size women will continue wearing the same bras even when it is obvious that they need to brave the stores again in the search of the perfect plus size bra. It can be so difficult to find a suitable plus size bra and they normally cost a lot more than normal sized bras.
So what should we be looking for in a Plus Size Bra?
It has to be the right size.
Your bra size can change from time to time depending on your current weight so you must always measure yourself first. Don’t just keep buying the same size all the time because you’ll be amazed what a difference it can feel when you buy the right size. Ask a friend or store assistant to help measure you before you start trying to make a bra fit you that isn’t your size.
It has to be comfortable.
Women, especially mothers, are always on the go so it is a must for the bra to be comfortable. Plus size clothing has to be manufactured in a way to complement the plus size woman, and the best way to achieve this is with comfort. Make sure the bra isn’t pinching you or digging into your shoulders; circle your arms when you’re trying it on, lean forwards, lean sideways – does it still feel comfortable?
It has to be supportive.
Plus size women need a bra that will support the breasts and help maintain stability, decreasing the chance of stretch marks and sagging. Make sure the your bra is supporting your breasts properly!
It has to be elegant, it has to be stylish.
We all know that if you feel sexy on the inside you will look sexy on the outside so don’t just buy functional boring plus size bras all the time. Search for a sexy plus size bra instead. There are stores now recognising the demand for plus size clothing and plus size bras so visit them and see what they have or look online for one.
It has to be durable.
Plus size bras always seem to be more expensive than smaller sized bras so look upon your new purchase as an investment. Make sure the Plus size bra you are about to buy is going to be long lasting and durable.
Once you’ve bought your new plus sized bra, make sure you look after it, treat it with care and it will be kind to you too!